Photos of Wigan
Photos of Wigan



Wigan Album

Wigan Carnival

6 Comments

Wigan Carnival 1929
Photo: Keith
Views: 1,870
Item #: 27538
Taken from a Pathe newsreel of 1929. At a guess, it looks like somewhere on Darlington Street East, perhaps just past the Silverwell.

Comment by: Thomas(Tom)Walsh. on 5th February 2016 at 00:31

Keith, because of the gradient I think it's more likley to be Greenough Street.

Comment by: Vb on 5th February 2016 at 08:56

Agreed

Comment by: Keith on 5th February 2016 at 09:10

On reflection that does seem more likely Tom.

Comment by: Carl on 5th February 2016 at 10:59

I think you are right Tom. It looks like the top of Greenough Street with the photographer having his back to what is now Boyswell house.

Comment by: Tony G on 5th February 2016 at 13:18

As Carl states, definately Greenough Street. Two double fronted houses just behind the cart. Three chimneys on stacks indicating cellars.

Comment by: GeorgB on 5th February 2016 at 16:53

Fascinating observations TonyG.

Leave a comment?

* Enter the 5 digit code to the right of the input box. Don't worry if you make a mistake, you will get another chance. Your comments won't be lost.